Opel Zafira Tourer 2.0CDTi people carrier (165bhp, 6spd gearbox, front-wheel-drive), CO2 of 137g/km; VRT is 16pc. €225 road tax.
From €28,495 (for 110bhp 'S' version). 'Elite' version tested €35,995. Delivery and related charges extra.
Versatility, room, looks, handling, engine.
Price, really cramped luggage space when all seats are in use.
Stop-start technology, range of airbags, air con, remote audio controls, cruise control, ESP (helps avert skidding), electric front windows, daytime running lights, electric heated door mirrors. Top-spec 'Elite' version on test included panoramic windscreen and sunroof, 18ins alloys, perforated leather seat facings etc.
OTHERS TO CONSIDER
Ford S-Max, Toyota Verso, Peugeot 5008, Citroen Grand C4 Picasso.